Weed, Insect Resistance – What Happens if We Run Out of Tools?

🕔May 18, 2018To slow the evolutionary progression of weeds and insect pests gaining resistance to herbicides and pesticides, policymakers should provide resources for large-scale, landscape-level studies of a number of promising but […]

Louisiana: Pesticide Resistance Highlighted at Field Day

🕔Feb 15, 2018More than 100 agricultural producers heard from LSU AgCenter experts on how to manage for herbicide, insecticide and fungicide resistance at the Northeast Louisiana Crops Forum held Feb. 8 at […]

Minnesota Soybeans: Pyrethroids Failing to Control Soybean Aphids

🕔Jul 21, 2017By now you should be scouting your soybean fields for soybean aphid on a regular basis. Soybean aphid can be found in most fields throughout the state and populations have […]

Iowa: Soybean Aphids – Recommendations for Fighting Resistance

🕔Feb 15, 2017Soybean aphid remains the most important soybean insect pest in Iowa, and management over the last fifteen years has primarily relied on using foliar insecticides. The economic injury level was […]

Insecticide Resistance: Pyrethroids Up for EPA Review – DTN

🕔Feb 13, 2017Pyrethroids are up for registration review by the EPA, and the agency’s most recent risk assessment of this group of insecticides has some industry players concerned.   The EPA’s preliminary […]

Crop Production: Is There Still Value in GM Crops?

🕔Sep 19, 2016The day after the Bayer/Monsanto agreement was announced this week, The Wall Street Journal had an article entitled “Behind the Monsanto Deal, Doubts About the GMO Revolution” (subscription required or […]

Bt Resistance: Why We Can Expect More Going Forward

🕔Sep 12, 20162016 has been a challenging year for our Bt crops. Cotton bollworms did an unusually high amount of damage in many fields of Bt cotton, and corn earworms (which are […]

Indiana Corn: Western Bean Cutworm Trait Control in Question, Check Your Fields!

🕔Sep 2, 2016A producer in St. Joseph County (South Bend area) made a request for us to visit a few cornfields in his area, including his own and those of friends, to […]

Minnesota Soybeans: Assessing, Reporting Potential Pyrethroid Resistance in Soybean Aphids

🕔Aug 2, 2016History has shown us many times that over-reliance on pesticides often results in development of pesticide resistance in pests. Last summer in parts of southern Minnesota, some pyrethroid insecticides (bifenthrin […]

Pesticide Resistance: Thrips Show Resistance to Neonic Seed Treatments

🕔May 9, 2016Tobacco thrips, Frankliniella fusca, are seedling pests of peanut, soybean, and cotton throughout the southern USA. The adults and larvae feed on the developing leaves, causing injury during the very […]

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